El enfoque contrasexual
asume un "analisis critico frente a la diferencia de genero y sexo, producto del contrato social, heterocentrado, cuyas performatividades normativas han sido inscritas en los cuerpos como verdades biologicas" (1).
Pollesch's work not only brought together many themes that, in the German capital circa 2000, were much discussed in visual art and political activism circles (from the critique of neoliberalism to the boom in performance studies, from the Prekariat to Beatriz Preciado's Contrasexual
Manifesto); it did so in a self-reflexive way that was at that time still unfamiliar to the art world.
A strong admixture of contrasexual
elements in both personalities thus accounts for a fair degree of psychological compatibility between the spouses: the similarities in their characters make them accept each other with understanding and tolerance, while their psychological differences explain the mutual attraction and warmth Molly and Leopold still feel for each other, despite their temporary sexual crisis.
In a sense it was the maximal incarnation and actualisation of his own contrasexual
self-image that seemed to be the all-consuming focus of his libidinal investment and desire.
So whether you're a metrosexual, a contrasexual
or an ubersexual who wants to herd cats, fork a tree or shuffle some muppets, this is the dictionary for you.
Yet Jung goes further in deconstructing the imperious, patriarchal ego by declaring the autonomy of the unconscious and by describing a contrasexual
anima indwelling within the psyche, whose function is to mediate between the now-relativized ego and the "objective psyche."